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Review: could Oxycontin cause Wheezing?

Summary: Wheezing is found among people who take Oxycontin, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 41,173 people who have side effects while taking Oxycontin from FDA and social media. Among them, 339 have Wheezing. Find out below who they are, when they have Wheezing and more.

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Oxycontin has active ingredients of oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 42,300 Oxycontin users)


Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath) has been reported by people with asthma, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pain. (latest reports from 14,045 Wheezing patients)

On Mar, 5, 2015: 41,169 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxycontin. Among them, 339 people (0.82%) have Wheezing.

Trend of Wheezing in Oxycontin reports

Time on Oxycontin when people have Wheezing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years

Gender of people who have Wheezing when taking Oxycontin * :


Age of people who have Wheezing when taking Oxycontin * :


Severity of Wheezing when taking Oxycontin ** :


How people recovered from Wheezing ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (176 people, 51.92%)
  2. Depression (44 people, 12.98%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (35 people, 10.32%)
  4. Metastases to bone (29 people, 8.55%)
  5. Back pain (24 people, 7.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (94 people, 27.73%)
  2. Xanax (90 people, 26.55%)
  3. Ambien (85 people, 25.07%)
  4. Lorazepam (85 people, 25.07%)
  5. Neurontin (80 people, 23.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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